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Being a mom is like being on a roller coaster. It’s a fun filled, and slightly terrifying, adventure where you never really know what’s going to happen next. Thankfully though, I’ve managed to pick up a few things along the way (like wine) to help make life easier. So if you’re ready, grab a glass and let’s go!

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Where are you in your journey through motherhood? Are you just getting started? Have you had your baby and are trying to figure out how to make your life with your newborn easier? Or are you just looking for some help as a mom? Click on the image to take you to journey specific posts, or feel free to check out some of the more recent posts below.

If you don’t see what you’re looking for, feel free to reach out to me. I would love to hear from you.

Nominated for the Liebster Award and So Excited!

I was truly honored recently to be nominated for the Liebster Award by Niche Travel Designs. Being nominated it a really great reminder that I enjoy blogging and all that it has to offer for me and my family. It also means that people are actually enjoying my site...

Unusual Early Pregnancy Symptoms: The Complete List

Let’s face it, if you’re trying to get pregnant, or the thought of being pregnant has crossed your mind, then you want to know ASAP if you have a baby in there. There were a few times where I thought I might be pregnant before I actually was. Having to sit around and...

Self-Care on a Budget: Treating Yourself Doesn’t Have to be a Luxury

"Self-care" has become a buzzword in the wellness community, but that doesn't mean we necessarily always understand what it means. Ultimately, self-care is the practice of taking action to improve your own health. Honoring your body, mind, and spirit will...

20 of the Best Baby Must Haves for First-Time Moms

Being the mommy of a newborn is full of sweet moments of cuddling, cooing, and tiny smiles. But between the midnight feedings, the aches and pains of childbirth, and the anxiety that arises with every tiny cough or cry, being a mommy is exhausting, and nerve-wracking,...

How to Overcome a Lack of Intimacy After Baby

There is nothing like pushing a baby out of your body that will make you feel more like an alien creature and less like a woman ready to have sex. Having a lack of intimacy after baby can be a real problem for couples. Many people feel that having a baby can...

The Best Questions to Ask When Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing a pediatrician for your new baby can be a daunting task. You obviously want to make sure that who you pick will be the right person to help you and your baby, but knowing who the right person is isn’t always easy. It’s easy to think of your pediatrician as...

Pregnancy Guide for Men: A New Dad Survival Guide

When a woman becomes pregnant, all of the focus tends to be on her. It makes sense, she’s building the baby and has to bring it into the world, but what about the dad? He was there. He helped to make the baby, so why isn’t there more emphasis out there about how he...

An Honest Freemie Review Plus Tips for Success

One of the worst things about pumping breast milk, besides the pumping itself, is trying to figure out how to pump and still get stuff done. There were days when all I did was just sit and pump. Between pumping and taking care of my baby, I didn’t accomplish anything...

How to Pump Breast Milk Like a Pro

Making milk is an art form. Your body is using its valuable time and resources to create the elixir or life for your baby. It's really kind of cool when you think about it. The problem though, is getting the milk out. Pumping milk can be a pain regardless of if you...

Weaning from Breastfeeding and Pumping: The Easy Way

Are you thinking that it’s time to start weaning from breastfeeding? Stopping breastfeeding and/or pumping can be a nerve-racking time. Not only are you worried about whether you’re making the right decision, but the hormones that get involved can just make you feel...

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